The EMUSchool of Music & Dance in the College of Arts and Sciences is actively accepting applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Choral Music.The successful candidate will be the de facto Associate Director of Choral Activities. This is a renewable contract based on review and is an excellent position for a choral artist building a portfolio appropriate to tenure track university teaching. Mentorship of graduate students who serve in the assistant conductor positions is a portion of the responsibilities.
Earned doctorate in conducting is preferred; a masters degree in conducting or music education is required. Choral teaching at the secondary level for a minimum of 3 years is required.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
A positive,enthusiastic passion for the choral arts.
A refined communicative conducting gesture.
Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
A commitment to employing music to build empathy and equity across race, gender, varying abilities, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, class, or religious perspectives
The successful candidate will maintain professional visibility as a conductor, artist, scholar, and participant with American Choral Directors Association & Michigan School Vocal Music Association. It is desired that the successful candidate will actively seek close relationships with music educators throughout the state and actively participate in recruitment and mentoring of students and program-building initiatives.
Internal Number: 13121
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